Mammal’s 21-Year Hit Parade: 1999 / #4 – #3

MetalCatI don’t have a favourite genre of metal. The metal tree has branched profusely from the trunk that bore Sabbath’s doom and Maiden’s heavy metal. Just about every one of those branches has produced delicious fruit.

I do listen more to some types of metal, though. Two of the styles that I love greatly are progressive and melodic death. When I was doing my manual bubble-sort of my best songs of the last 21 years, it just happened that the pair of songs that take their turn today are both melodic death, and both come from Sweden.

 

1999, #4: Arch Enemy – Dead Inside

Album: Burning Bridges
Country: Sweden
Genre: Melodic Death Metal

 

1999, #3: Dark Tranquillity – FreeCard

Album: Projector
Country: Sweden
Genre: Melodic Death Metal

 

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About ChristopherMammal

I've made it to Mammal. I still hope to be classified as Human one day. Meanwhile I have evolved enough to recognise different types of music as well as the shrieks of certain vervet monkeys who are known for their scurrilous behaviour in the proximity of unguarded bananas.

Posted on August 14, 2014, in Mammal's 21-Year Hit Parade and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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